Mark your calendars for our upcoming MFLN Military Caregiving (MFLNMC) professional development webinar Back to Basics: Medicare. Time: 11:00 a.m. EasternDate: Wednesday, January 27, 2016Event Location: lkjThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the largest health payer in the United States, covering almost 90 million Americans. Medicare, the federal health insurance program for over age 65 and other qualified individuals, accounts for more than 48 million of those Americans through expenditures of more than $545 billion.During this webinar, Andy Crocker, Extension Program Specialist in Gerontology and Health with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will provide a broad overview of the Medicare programs Parts A and B. In addition, the presentation will introduce the CMS National Training Program as a resource for further training and information. Webinar participants will have an opportunity to learn about:What is Medicare?How does Medicare work?What should military helping professionals and caregivers know about the program?Join us for the answers to these questions and more!CEU Credit Available!The MFLNMC has applied for 1.0 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) continuing education credit for credentialed participants. Certificates of Completion will also be available for training hours as well. For more information on CEU credits, see NASW Continuing Education Instructions. Interested in Joining the Webinar?Registration is required to join the webinar, but can be completed on the day of the event. To join the webinar, simply click on Back to Basics: Medicare. The webinar is hosted by the Department of Defense Connect System (DCS), but is open to the public. For those who cannot connect to the DCS site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on Ustream. This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on January 15, 2016.